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Christmas Gifts ideas at Totally Irish Gifts

Looking for Christmas Gifts ideas? Here are some suggestions for all your family, buy under one roof and save on shipping costs.  All our gifts are made in Ireland, we offer free gift wrap and will hand-write your personal message on purchased cards.   Gifts for Mothers View more Christmas Gift Ideas for Mothers   […]

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Coat of Arms at Totally Irish Gifts

‘Painted Clans’ create amazing contemporary style Coat of Arms framed gifts which are perfect for the modern home.  We are delighted to welcome ‘Painted Clans’, as the latest supplier of personalised gifts at Totally Irish Gifts. These beautifully simplistic family crests, of vibrant modern heraldry, are sure to become treasured family heirlooms. Painted Clans research the […]

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Totally Irish Gifts 4th Anniversary

Wow, Totally Irish Gifts is 4 years old, how time flies when you are having fun! Our anniversary gift to you is world-wide free shipping Receive free shipping on orders placed up to 31st October 2016, at checkout enter code:  tig4shipfree Totally Irish Gifts has shipped gifts to 28 different countries since we opened:   This year Totally Irish […]

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Ogham Gifts at Totally Irish Gifts

We are thrilled to have new Ogham Gifts now in stock at Totally Irish Gifts, three beautiful wall hangings can be purchased individually or as a gift set, handcrafted in Ireland from a mix of bronze and limestone, highlighted with gold leaf script. Ogham (Oh-ehm) is the earliest version of an ancient Celtic language, used c.4th -7th century […]

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Irish Wedding Tradition – Handfasting

We have all heard of ‘tying the knot’, but where does the phrase come from? ‘Tying the knot’ comes from the ancient Celtic tradition of handfasting.  When Ireland was ruled under Brehon law (7th to 17th century) handfasting was the official ceremony of marriage, during which the couple’s hands were bound together, hence ‘tying the […]

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Irish Jewellery by Tracy Gilbert at Totally Irish Gifts

Introducing the amazing Tracy Gilbert, contemporary Irish jewellery designer, now stocked at Totally Irish Gifts. Tracy’s handcrafted Irish jewellery is inspired by our rich Irish heritage and Celtic Symbolism, being educated through the Irish language Tracy’s Irish jewellery is influence by the artistic and mytholgoical history of Ireland. Tracy is based in Dublin and is member of the Design […]

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1916 Martyrs

Following the surrender of the Easter Rising, the  Rebel leaders were tried, court-martialed and executed by firing squad in the former stonebreakers yard at Kilmainham Prison, Dublin, from May 3rd to May 12th 1916, with Roger Casement being court-martialed and hanged in the U.K. on 3rd August 1916. General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell, general officer commanding-in-chief of the […]

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About the 1916 Irish Proclamation

The Irish Proclamation 1916 The Irish Proclamation was mainly written by Padraig Pearse, who read it out under the portico of the GPO just before noon on Easter Monday 1916, the Proclamation declared Ireland as a sovereign independent Republic.  Copies of the proclamation were then pasted on buildings around Dublin city centre. 1000 copies of the […]

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Mothers Day Ireland 2016

This year Mothers Day in Ireland & the UK falls on Sunday 6th March 2016 (i.e. always on the 4th Sunday of Lent, which I have always felt it a little unfair that Mothers Day is during Lent every year!).  In the USA and many other countries around the globe, Mothers Day is on Sunday 8th May […]

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